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Loosemore Early Origins



The surname Loosemore was first found in Devon, at Loosemoor in the Oakford parish within Witheridge Hundred of Devon. Unfortunately, the place name cannot be found today. The earliest record on the name was found in the Devon Eyre Roll for AD 1238 where Walter Losmer was listed as capturing Robert de Sicca Villa and imprisoned him for the authorities. Almost one hundred years later, the Lay Subsidy returns for Oakford listed Robertus de Losmore in 1327 and Robertus de Losamor in 1332. This latter entry was a tax entry as he was one of fifteen men in Oakford tithing assessed for tax, from a population of about 300 or so. Such a listing is significant, as he must have been a person of considerable wealth at the time.

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Loosemore Spelling Variations


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Loosemore Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Luxmore, Luxmoore, Luzmore, Loosemoor, Loosemoore, Loosemore and many more.

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Loosemore Early History


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Loosemore Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Loosemore research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1487, 1616, 1681, 1665 and 1807 are included under the topic Early Loosemore History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Loosemore Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Loosemore Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Loosemore Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Loosemore Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry Loosemore, who landed in Maryland in 1676

Loosemore Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Katherine Loosemore, aged 20, who emigrated to America from Dawlish, in 1897

Loosemore Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ivy Rose Loosemore, aged 20, who landed in America from Wembley, England, in 1907
  • Daisy Violet Loosemore, aged 24, who landed in America from Wembley, England, in 1907
  • Edith Loosemore, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from North Molton, England, in 1911
  • Charles Loosemore, aged 26, who settled in America from North Molton, England, in 1911
  • Herbert Loosemore, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States from North Molton, England, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Loosemore (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Loosemore (post 1700)



  • Arnold Loosemore VC, DCM (1896-1924), English recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Sarah Loosemore (b. 1971), Welsh retired professional tennis player

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The Loosemore Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Loosemore Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 December 2016 at 07:16.

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